Pacquiao-Mayweather rematch planned for December

It looks like that Pacquiao-Mayweather rematch no one wants to watch is happening sooner rather than later. In an interview with reporters yesterday, Manny Pacquiao confirmed that the fight is slated for December this year, Rappler reported. Ring Magazine had a similar report and said that possible dates would be Dec. 1 or 8. That’s less ...

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Pacquiao to sue promoter for unpaid broadcast fees from Mathysse fight

Pacquiao to sue promoter for unpaid broadcast fees from Mathysse fight

Looks like boxer-cum-senator Manny Pacquiao and promoter Bob Arum will not be kissing and making up. Pacquiao sent a press release to the media yesterday to announce that he is...

Stephen Curry to appear in opening of PH university athletic association

Stephen Curry to appear in opening of PH university athletic association

If there’s any doubt about the Philippines’ obsession with basketball, get this. One of the country’s collegiate athletic associations managed to get NBA star...

College athletic league reduces drums despite public backlash

College athletic league reduces drums despite public backlash

The Philippines is one basketball-crazy country so games here are naturally a raucous affair. Pinoys love to bring in the fiesta atmosphere to games, which is why one collegiate...

Skateboarder wins PH’s fourth gold medal at Asian Games

Skateboarder wins PH’s fourth gold medal at Asian Games

The Philippines may not be in the top 10 in this year’s Asian Games but that does not mean the country has zero reasons to celebrate. Just today, it won its fourth gold...

Netizens create own 2019 SEA Games logo after backlash over proposed design

Netizens create own 2019 SEA Games logo after backlash over proposed design

The proposed logo for the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Manila has had a rough few days. Since being unveiled on Sunday, the response has been fast and largely furious....

Golden Girl: Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz bags PH’s first gold at Asian Games

Golden Girl: Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz bags PH’s first gold at Asian Games

Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, the first Filipina ever to capture silver at the Olympics, proved once again why she’s one of the country’s top athletes, taking home a...

NBA grants ‘one-time exception’ for Clarkson to play for PH at Asian Games

NBA grants ‘one-time exception’ for Clarkson to play for PH at Asian Games

In a surprising reversal of their earlier decision, the National Basketball Association (NBA) officially announced today that they are allowing Cleveland Cavalier guard Jordan...

NBA player Jordan Clarkson ‘terribly disappointed’ he wasn’t allowed to play at Asian Games

NBA player Jordan Clarkson ‘terribly disappointed’ he wasn’t allowed to play at Asian Games

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson expressed disappointment today that the NBA rejected the Philippine national basketball team’s request for him to compete at the...

NBA to close stores in basketball-crazy Philippines 

NBA to close stores in basketball-crazy Philippines 

It seems that even the Filipinos’ undying love for basketball wasn’t enough to keep the NBA’s local stores alive and kicking. NBA Philippines announced the...


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